Award Categories

The 2024 Student Experience Network Awards showcase the outstanding achievements of our members across our Communities of Practice, as well as individual recognitions, professional development opportunities and an award recognising the contribution of our strategic partners.

There are 16 Awards in total:


  • Best Commercial Initiative
  • Best Food & Beverage Initiative

Clubs & Societies

  • Best Clubs & Societies Initiative
  • Best Sport & Recreation Initiative

Events & Activities

  • Best Event or Activity
  • Best Orientation Initiative

Marketing & Communications

  • Best Marketing Initiative
  • Best Digital Initiative

Student Support

  • Best Volunteering Initiative
  • Best Welfare & Wellbeing Initiative


  • Best Advocacy Initiative

Individual Awards

  • Best Newcomer Award
  • Joe Curtis Professional Development Scholarship
  • Georgeson Torney Industry Leader’s Award
  • Tom O’Sullivan Memorial Award

Strategic Partner Award

  • Strategic Partner of the Year Award

Trophies will be awarded to the Winner and an Award of Distinction in each category, except for the Individual Awards and Strategic Partner Award, which will have just one recipient each.

The Winners and Award of Distinction recipients will be determined by the scores against the selection criteria given by the judging panels.